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The Gloomy Tapes, Vol. 1 (2018) – Call Me Karizma Album Review (Content Warning)

Source: callmekarizma-1 “Call Me Karizma” is the stage name of Morgan Parriott; born April 28th, 1995 from New Prague, Minnesota. He began writing music at age 12. His song “F U Till I F U” (Uninvited, 2016) became a major success in April 2016; it was played over 11 million times on major streaming services. He … Continue reading The Gloomy Tapes, Vol. 1 (2018) – Call Me Karizma Album Review (Content Warning)

My Top 5 New Favorite Artists

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."- George Eliot Hey y'all, it's definitely been a minute. Obviously we're all going through a lot with the current pandemic going on, and I can say personally that it's been affecting me mentally (and financially, but besides the point). I've officially graduated from … Continue reading My Top 5 New Favorite Artists

Let’s Chat: Mental Health in the Black Community

A conversation that often gets avoided Have you ever tried to talk to your parents about your emotions but got immediately dismissed? Belittled? Told that you were young and had nothing to feel sad about? How about being told that the devil lived inside of you if you told them you were depressed? Or told … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Mental Health in the Black Community

Shameless Plug: Follow my music Instagram!

Hey there, Everyone! I suppose it's been a minute again since my last update, but I lot has been going on. My boyfriend has been here, visiting me for my birthday (that was now two days ago). That, along with job hunting has been very time consuming. But as I said before, I'm trying to … Continue reading Shameless Plug: Follow my music Instagram!

Mini-Update

Photo by Rico Zamudio on Unsplash Hey friends. It's been a hot minute since I posted anything and I want to apologize for that. Admittedly, it's been a rough past couple of weeks. So my mental health hasn't been the best. It's been hard for me to find the motivation to write anything. Truthfully, some … Continue reading Mini-Update

Inclusivity in the music world, from genre to person: An interview with Music Professor Kari Francis

I sat down (via Zoom video chat, thanks COVID-19!) with Professor Kari Francis, from The College of Saint Rose. Professor Francis is a rather new professor at the College of Saint Rose, working for the Music Department. She teaches core curriculum classes such as Music Theory, Ear Training and Solfege, and Choral Arranging, which is … Continue reading Inclusivity in the music world, from genre to person: An interview with Music Professor Kari Francis